07 Jan 2019
£8.00 - £8.20 per hour
We are exclusively seeking passionate and professional care assistants who go all-out to provide the very best care for one of our fantastic care providers in Maidstone.
They are seeking full time care assistants for their 57 bedded residential home. The home specialises in elderly and dementia care and the most recent CQC report is "GOOD" in all areas.
This home is a part of a small family-owned group with a reputation for providing the very highest quality of care in their several homes across the South of England
Care Assistant Main Duties:
Supporting the HCA's and SHCA's in delivering the highest quality of care
Following residents specific care plans
Support residents with personal care (toileting, washing and dressing)
Maintain residents dignity and independence
Monitoring residents conditions by taking temperatures, pulse etc.
Manual handling - Lifting and helping residents move around
Practical support - Making beds, preparing food & Laundry
Care Assistant Skills Needed:
The ideal care assistant will have a positive and caring attitude with good communication skills. Reliability and a strong team/work ethic are essential within this role.
Care Assistant Skills Desired:
NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social is desirable although not essential. Previous experience of working within a care home/home care/hospital setting is ideal.
Our client is willing to develop their care assistants through the necessary qualifications to help them fulfil their job role and progress their careers further into senior care assistants and team leaders.